Why autumn is the best time to go backpacking in Hanoi

Vietnam’s energetic capital is bustling with great food, sublime architecture and enormous green parks. Hanoi is a hugely popular destination for backpackers and is frequently visited as a stop-over for a host of Asian and Australian flights. Hanoi is the perfect base to explore Vietnam’s cultural hotspots. Less than three hours to the craggy mountains of Halong Bay and only […]

Visiting Vienna on a backpackers budget

With its grand imperial architecture and historic coffeehouses, visiting Vienna is like walking into a fairy tale. Blooming with art galleries and museums, the Austrian capital was once home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Freud and Gustav Klimt. Whether you’re travelling for a weekend or a sightseeing adventure, there are plenty of things to do in […]